Clemson announces football game designations

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Clemson, SC—Clemson has announced special home game designations for the 2012 season. The Tigers open the season in Atlanta against Auburn in the Chick-fil-A Classic, but seven of the last 11 contests will be at home, including each of the last three.

The home opener against Ball State on September 8 will be Youth Day. The following Saturday versus Furman has been designated as Parents’ Weekend. The October 6 game with Georgia Tech will be Hall of Fame Day and Football Reunion day.

Virginia Tech makes its first appearance at Clemson since 2007 on October 20 and that will be Military Appreciation Day. Both schools have a strong military tradition. After playing consecutive games on the road, Clemson will celebrate Homecoming on November 10 when Maryland comes to Clemson. The NC State game on November 17 will be IPTAY Day and the South Carolina game on November 24 will be Solid Orange Day.

Season tickets will be available starting Thursday, March 15 and can be purchased by calling 1-CLEMSON or on the internet at Clemson also announced that Fan Appreciation Day will be Sunday, August 19

Clemson 2012 Football Schedule

Date			Opponent	Time	TV
Apr. 	14		Spring Football Game	4:00 PM
Aug.	19		Fan Appreciation Day	3:00 PM
Sept.	1	^	Auburn		ESPN
Sept.	8		Ball State 
			(Youth Day)
Sept.	15		Furman
			 (Parents’ Weekend)
Sept.	22	*	at Florida State
Sept.	29	*	at Boston College
Oct.	6	*	Georgia Tech
			 (Hall of Fame Day, Reunion Weekend)
Oct.	19		Rock the John
Oct.	20	*	Virginia Tech
			 (Military Appreciation Day)
Oct.	25	*	at Wake Forest		ESPN
Nov.	3	*	at Duke
Nov.	9	*	Tigerama
Nov.	10	*	Maryland
Nov.	17	*	N.C. State 
			(IPTAY Day)
Nov.	24		South Carolina 
			(Solid Orange Day)

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